Boston & Worcester Railroad Print
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Boston & Worcester Railroad Map as of 1850

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Boston & Worcester Railroad


REGION

STATE

CHARTERED

BEGAN OP

GAUGE1

GAUGE YR

TYPE

ABANDONED

ABAND YR

NE

MA

1831

1834

N

REGION
NAME
MEANING OF THE VARIOUS ENTRIES IN THE TABLE

NE

NEW ENGLAND

BEGAN OP = YEAR OPERATIONS BEGAN IF KNOWN

MA

MID-ATLANTIC

GAUGE1 = ORIGINAL GAUGE IF NOT STANDARD

SA

SOUTH-ATLANTIC

GAUGEYR = YEAR GAUGE CHANGED IF KNOWN

GC

GULF COAST

GAUGE2 = SECOND GAUGE IF ANY AND NOT STANDARD

SI

SOUTHERN INTERIOR

LOCAL = "L" FOR LOCAL, "R" FOR REGIONAL

NI

NORTHERN INTERIOR

ABANDONED = "Y" FOR YES, "N" FOR NO

PC

PACIFIC COAST COAST

ABANDON YR = YEAR OF ABANDONMENT IF ANY

TRACK CONSTRUCTION WITH YEARS AND MILEAGE

1834

1835

1846

1847

1849

31.60

13.03

6.94

14.77

2.06

TOTAL MILES CONSTRUCTED 68.40 1860 CENSUS 68.40 RINGWALT GIVES 65.52

NAME CHANGED TO OR ACQUIRED BY

YEAR

Boston and Albany Railroad

1867

New York Central and Hudson River Railroad

1900

New York Central Railroad

1914

Penn Central Railroad

1968

Conrail

1976

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2008 01:03